13 May 2020 – Outdoor recreation allowed

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England

Overview: People are allowed to go to parks and beaches to sunbathe, have a picnic and go fishing. Outdoor sports can also reopen. People will be able to see one person from another household, as long as they practise social distancing. This follows scientific advice that the risk of infection outside is significantly lower than inside.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-guidance-on-spending-time-outdoors

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: “This follows scientific advice that the risk of infection outside is significantly lower than inside.” – from gov.uk press release